The True Story of the Mummy's Curse
By Gerald O'Farrell
233 pages, Illustrated, 5 1/8" x 7 3/4"
$17.95 paper original
The discovery and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb is one of the most famous
archaeological finds in history. But compelling evidence suggests that the story
we know is a sham: Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon actually discovered the
tomb several years before they told the world they did, looted it (even destroying
some artifacts to make it look as though the tomb robbers from centuries before
had been there), resealed it, and then led the world's media back to the site
to claim their place in history. This is the astonishing story of the skullduggery
that went on in the valley of the Kings between the wars and how the famous
Mummy's Curse, far from being something mystical, could well have been a systematic
way of getting rid of those who were about the blow the cover on the secret
of the find, and the secrets of the tomb….
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